Cage Warriors 64 kicked off the weekend with a fight card in London, England. In the main event Bantamweight Cory Tait defeated James Pennington by way of guillotine at 2:35 of round 1.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship continued to have trouble with large amounts of fights going the distance. At UFC Fight Night 36, ten of the twelve fights ended by decision. This included Middleweights Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza defeating Francis Carmount and Lyoto Machida defeating Gegard Mousasi.
Anthony Birchak will defend his Middleweight title at MFC 40 against Kevin Croom.
The UFC has announced that they will be putting into effect a new post-fight bonus system where “fight of the night” remains but instead of KO and submission of the night, two “performance of the night” bonuses will be awarded.
Women’s Bantamweight prospect Holly Holm will fight for a belt at Legacy FC 30. She will take on Juliana Werner.
Rashad Evans has been forced out of his UFC 170 Light Heavyweight fight against Daniel Cormier due to a leg injury. Cormier will now take on UFC newcomer Patrick Cummins who takes the fight on a 10 day notice.